Malpighian layer

  1. the deep, germinative layer of the epidermis.

Origin of Malpighian layer

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby Malpighian layer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Malpighian layer in a sentence

  • I only suggest this, of course, as practicable in case there should be a Malpighian layer which Mr. Flannery is not using.

    Remarks | Bill Nye
  • Do not ask him to take a Malpighian layer off her cell nest just to please me.

    Remarks | Bill Nye

British Dictionary definitions for Malpighian layer

Malpighian layer

  1. anatomy the innermost layer of the epidermis

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